Monthly Archives: July 2020

Swimming Upstream

The Torrent Duck (Merganetta armata) inhabits fast-moving, boulder-strewn rivers and streams high in the Andes of South America. To me, these churning, chilling, deafening waterscapes are frightening to behold. A Torrent Duck is the avian equivalent of a white-water kayak, … Continue reading

Posted in Ecuador

Broken glass falls in the forest

Broken glass falls in the forest and from green dreams we wake to song. Dark eyes unseen pierce our night to watch us stumble out of nakedness into day. Slowly, we perceive their glances. We shove off rough covers, abrading … Continue reading

Posted in Mexico, The Occasional Poem